Most remembered as a stage actor and manager, he had a short filmography that included roles in the 1955 film, Richard III and the 1942 film, One of Our Aircraft is Missing.
One of his first film roles came in 1940 in Sailors Three.
He was a manager of the Arts Theatre, London for eight years after appearing in many Shakespearian roles.
He married his second wife, Daphne Gyllian Acott, in 1956.
He appeared in the film Tiger in the Smoke, alongside Donald Sinden.